Thompson with San Jose in 2015
|Full name||Thomas Thompson|
|Date of birth||August 15, 1995|
|Place of birth||Hinsdale, Illinois, United States|
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Position(s)||Midfielder, right back|
|San Jose Earthquakes|
|2012–2013||San Jose Earthquakes|
|2014–||San Jose Earthquakes||143||(4)|
|2014–2016||→ Sacramento Republic (loan)||19||(4)|
|2018||→ Reno 1868 (loan)||2||(0)|
|2014–2015||United States U20||21||(3)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of December 4, 2020|
Thomas Palmer Thompson (born August 15, 1995) is an American soccer player for the San Jose Earthquakes in Major League Soccer.
Thompson played one year of college soccer at Indiana University where he scored five goals and one assist in 12 matches and was named Big Ten Freshman of the Year in 2013,before signing a Homegrown Player contract with San Jose Earthquakes on March 14, 2014.
Thompson made his professional debut on June 7, 2014 as an 89th-minute substitute in a 0–1 loss to Toronto FC.
On June 26, 2014, Thompson signed on loan with San Jose's USL Pro affiliate club Sacramento Republic FC.
Thompson recorded his first MLS assist in a 1–1 draw against Orlando City SC on May 17, 2017, coming off the bench in the 82nd minute to assist Chris Wondolowski's game-tying goal in the 83rd minute.
He scored his first MLS goal on July 4, 2017, in the 2nd minute of a 4–2 loss to Atlanta United FC at Bobby Dodd Stadium.Thompson's first goal came after making 64 MLS appearances over four years and logging 2,633 league minutes. On August 7, he was named to the MLS Team of the Week after recording his third assist of the season in the Earthquakes' 2–1 victory over Columbus Crew SC on August 5. He was announced as a nominee for the MLS Humanitarian of the Year Award on October 14, 2017. On October 22 he received San Jose's club award for Humanitarian of the Year after leading a number of youth clinics in the area and for actively aiding relief efforts in the wake of the 2017 California floods.
Tommy's older brother is fellow soccer player Tanner, who played for Indy Eleven in the North American Soccer League.His father is former-United States soccer player Gregg Thompson.
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